Perfection Quotes

Sometimes we strive so hard for perfection that we forget that imperfection is happiness

Karen Nave

It is certain that during the sixteenth century, and the years that preceded and followed it, poisoning was brought to a perfection unknown to modern chemistry, as history itself will prove. Italy, the cradle of modern science, was, at this period, the inventor and mistress of these secrets, many of which are now lost.

Honor de Balzac

No one attains perfection by merely giving up work.

Bhagavad Gita

"The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth."

Oscar Wilde

Our peace and confidence are to be found not in our empirical holiness, not in our progress toward perfection, but in the alien righteousness of Jesus Christ that covers our sinfulness and alone makes us acceptable before a holy God.

Donald Bloesch

Obedience is, indeed, founded on a kind of freedom, else it would become mere subjugation, but that freedom is only granted that obedience may be more perfect; and thus while a measure of license is necessary to exhibit the individual energies of things, the fairness and pleasantness and perfection of them all consist in their restraint.

John Ruskin

Culture is properly described as the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection.

Matthew Arnold

Why do we meditate? We meditate precisely because this world of ours has disappointed us and because failure looms large in our day-to-day life. We want fulfilment. We want joy, peace, bliss and perfection within and without. Meditation is the answer, the only answer

Sri Chinmoy

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.

Albert Einstein

Ninety feet between the bases is the nearest thing to perfection that man has yet achieved

Red Smith

Ninety feet between home plate and first base may be the closest man has ever come to perfection

Red Smith

The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty

Brooks Atkinson

The person whose mind is always free from attachment, who has subdued the mind and senses, and who is free from desires, attains the supreme perfection of freedom from Karma through renunciation.

Bhagavad Gita

The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth

Oscar Wilde

The summer night is like a perfection of thought.

Wallace Stevens
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